November 25, 2020

New Report: Information Handling in Collaborative Research: An Exploration of Five Case Studies

A new report released today by the Research Information Network (RIN) in the UK. From the Announcement: This study, commissioned by RIN and the British Library, comprising of a set of case studies looking at how researchers access, use and disseminate information in collaborations between higher education and business, public and third sector partners. The […]

New Report from RIN: "Research Supervisors and Information Literacy"

Recently released report from the UK’s RIN (Research Information Network): From Summary/News Release: Research supervisors can play a crucial role in the effective imparting of relevant skills, knowledge and understanding. But in reality, they often are not able, well-equipped or even predisposed to play such a role. RIN’s Mind the Skills Gap report pointed to […]

New Report from OCLC Research and RIN: "Supporting Research: Environments, Administration and Libraries"

From an OCLC Research Announcement: This report synthesizes the results of two parallel studies of research support services in US and UK universities that OCLC Research and the UK’s Research Information Network undertook last year. The following findings from the joint studies are highlighted in the report: Universities face a diversity of needs and transnational […]

New Report: "Reinventing Research? Information Practices in the Humanities"

Direct to Full Text Report (84 Pages; PDF) A new report (case study) from the UK’s Research Information Network: This new report is the second in a series of case studies to provide a detailed analysis of how researchers discover, use, create and manage their information resources. This project focuses on the behaviours and needs […]